Today, OnePlus unveiled OxygenOS 14 for the global market, which is based on Android 14. Notably, OnePlus has taken the lead by introducing this major Android update before Google’s official release. As a result, specific OnePlus smartphones will be the early beneficiaries of Android 14’s features, including the innovative Security Center, OnePlus’ exclusive enhancements such as the Trinity Engine to optimize performance, as well as useful tools like File Dock and Smart Cutout, designed Has gone. Increase both entertainment and productivity.
Let’s quickly take a look at the OxygenOS 14 update, its key features, and the list of devices eligible to get it.
OxygenOS 14 features
OnePlus has introduced ‘Trinity’, a proprietary software platform that includes 6 major optimisations. These optimizations are designed to enhance the closer relationship between powerful hardware, intelligent software, and user experience.
- CPU Vitalisation for scheduling of CPU resources to prioritise between performance and efficiency.
- ROM Vitalisation for extending the life of storage on your OnePlus phones using techniques like compression algorithms, file defragmentation, and memory acceleration.
- RAM Vitalisation for faster boot time, app startups, switching between apps, and up to 10% overall smoothness in the UI thanks to techniques like I/O Aggregation Technology, App Pre-loading, Memory Zero-waiting, Asynchronous Memory Technology, and Instant Bandwidth Technology.
- HyperTouch for better touch response times and avoid mistouches.
- HyperBoost delivers a rich gaming experience by optimizing power usage and heat generation through Adaptive Performance Mode and various advanced technologies.
- HyperRendering is a technique primarily employed in gaming to enhance picture quality beyond the constraints of hardware limitations through frame interpolation.
File Dock, a new feature introduced in OxygenOS 14 for OnePlus phones, acts as a convenient sidebar where you can store a variety of content, including text, images, links, and files. This dock is seamlessly accessible from any screen within the OxygenOS environment. Simply perform a long-press action to select and save content from both native system apps and third-party apps.
OnePlus has extended the usefulness of File Dock beyond your OnePlus device. Now, you can access content saved in File Dock on multiple devices like phones, tablets, and PCs, making it a versatile and interconnected tool for managing your digital resources.
The OxygenOS Notes app has been enhanced with a range of customizable features. Users can now personalize their note-taking experience by adjusting the background color, font, and font size to suit their preferences. Additionally, the app allows you to seamlessly insert images and offers extensive editing capabilities, including underlining text, applying strikethrough formatting, split lines for better organization, and user-friendly notes for effortless note retrieval. Search and search functions are included.
OxygenOS 14 introduces a feature called Smart Cutout, which works similarly to the Cutout tool on iOS. With Smart Cutout, you can easily cut out a person or pet from an image by long-pressing on it. You now have the flexibility to copy, paste, or share this isolated element on different platforms. Impressively, It is capable of identifying 3 subjects at a time.
Multi-screen Connect 2.0
This application facilitates seamless connectivity between OnePlus smartphones and tablets running OxygenOS 14. This enables seamless sharing of content across multiple devices and seamless collaboration. Furthermore, it boasts the ability to automatically establish connections with already paired devices, eliminating the need for manual intervention.
Clone Phone 2.0
This app enables you to transfer network settings, account information, and content from apps like Wallet and OnePlus Watch configuration from your previous OnePlus device to your new device.
Security Center and other privacy features
OxygenOS 14 includes many of the notable features of Android 14, including a comprehensive Security & Privacy Center for centralized management of security and privacy settings, stronger protection against unauthorized attacks, “ask every time” permissions for photos and videos, and sensitive information. Hint included. Including automatic pixelation. Such as personal photos and contact details, and the integration of a dedicated NFC-enabled chip for secure password management and encryption, which enhances overall user privacy and security within the operating system.
Refined Aquamorphic Design
The fluid Cloud feature in the new Aquarmorphic UI shows notifications within bubbles, capsules, and panels in a “naturally merging and flowing way”.
The UI also consists of new nature sounds, 3 Earth-related AOD modes, and dynamic changing of background colours depending on time, content you are seeing, your interactions, etc.
Among other things, the OxygenOS 14 brings up to 15GB of Google Photos storage accessible through the OnePlus Cloud. So, there are a lot of features to try and experience here.
Here are the devices that will be the first to have that experience.
List of OnePlus phones eligible for the OxygenOS 14 update (expected)
- OnePlus 11
- OnePlus 11R
- OnePlus 10 Pro
- OnePlus 10T
- OnePlus 10R/5G
- OnePlus 9
- OnePlus 9 Pro
- OnePlus 9R
- OnePlus 9RT
- OnePlus Nord 3
- OnePlus Nord CE 3
- OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite
- OnePlus Nord 2T
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite
- OnePlus Ace Pro
- OnePlus Ace Racing
- OnePlus Ace
Note: Recent OnePlus phones and OnePlus Pads should be getting this update.